How to Know You Need Water Pump Repair for Your Homestead Well

If you have recently bought a homestead property, you probably know that property has one or more water wells. These wells may be working fine at the time you buy the property. Over time, the wells may break down or experience issues. If you have never owned property with a well, you may not know the signs that your water well water pump needs repairs. Here are some of the signs that you need water pump repairs.

Loss of Water Pressure

One of the first signs that you may be in need of water pump repairs is the loss of water pressure. If you begin noticing a decline in your water pressure in the shower or kitchen, then you may have an issue with the pump. If you begin noticing and ongoing decline in water pressure, then you should contact your repair contractor. They can do an inspection to see if there is a blockage with the pump or if the pump itself needs to be replaced with an upgraded model.

Change in Water Taste or Smell

If you begin noticing a change in the water taste or smell, then you may be experiencing a pump failure. Many pumps will have a filtration system in them somewhere. If the filtration system becomes clogged, the minerals and other debris may be leaking through the pump into the water system of your home. The chemicals and minerals can be detected in smell and taste. If you notice a drastic difference, contact your contractor to check the pump and to clear out the system. They can also replace the filter.

Colour Change in the Water

You may not notice a change in pressure, taste or smell. What you may notice is a change in colour. If you need water pump repairs, you may notice that the colour of the water is brown or dark brown. In some cases it may take on the colour of clay or rust. If this is the case, try replacing the pump filter. If that doesn't work, contact your local pump contractor. They may need to clear the system and replace the filter. There may also be plumbing leading to and from the pump that is causing the colour change and needs repair.

These are just a few of signs that you need water pump repairs. If you are experiencing any of these issues, contact your local pump repair contractor. They can help you with the issues you are having and perform and inspection to ensure what the pump issues are. They can tell you what a plan for repair would be and how much that would cost.

Reach out to a local contractor to learn more about water pump repairs.